• Logistics Supervisor

    Location(s) USA-NV-Elko
    Job ID
    2018-4730
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Rotating 5 day work week
    Category
    Operations Leadership
  • Overview

     

    We have an immediate opening for a Logistics Supervisor for our Northern Nevada operation located in Elko/Osino, Nevada.

     

    We offer competitive wages and benefits, and opportunities for advancement for the most qualified team members! 

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    The Logistics Supervisor will provide leadership support for the Northern Nevada Operations located in Osino, NV. The ideal candidate will be capable of ensuring that the daily assigned activities are completed timely and accurately, provide communication to affected parties and coordinate yard movements with inbound/outbound trucks and railcars.    

    Responsibilities

     

    • Coordinate truckload deliveries and related activities (BOL, iSite, Geotab, training, etc.)
    • Share responsibility for the safety of team members in all aspects of the operation
    • Create and maintain dispatch to meet customer demand and contract needs by efficiently utilizing equipment and available team members. Monitor real-time conditions and customer's needs through constant communication with customer personnel, Operations Manager and data observed from trucks' on-board data collection devices
    • Check driver’s completion of paperwork as well as accurately record the data into the designated information system
    • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices
    • Assist with the hiring, training and ongoing improvement of the team's skills
    • Communicate with Financial Coordinator and provide payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable documentation as needed
    • Communicate with Kelker Logistics Supervisor and / or other coordinators on issues and updates of container and / or rail movements as pertaining to the Cripple Creek project
    • Communicate with Information Services contacts on any information technology issues to ensure proper function of logistical data and dispatch systems and the accuracy of data reports and key performance indicators
    • With the direction of the Operations Manager, create, manage and report key performance indicators to drive increased customer satisfaction, revenue performance and decrease expenses

    Qualifications

     

    • Intermediate knowledge and experience in computers, including: Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)
    • Understands, or a strong willingness to learn, Savage safety programs 
    • Dependable
    • Positive attitude; treats others with fairness and respect – expects the same in return
    • Prior experience operating heavy equipment is a plus
    • The ability to analyze and interpret data with the capacity to make quick and confident decision
    • Conducts themselves in a professional manner at all times
    • Can follow all rules and procedures as outlined by Savage
    • Must be able to attend and pass all test associated with job related coursework. This includes, but it not limited to: OSHA, HazMat, MSHA and FRA Experience, or other rail management programs
    • Strong leadership skills and attributes
    • Experience using logistics programs and other programs, a plus
    • CDL or willingness to obtain preferred
    • Can work independently with minimal supervision
    • Positive attitude and a good team member
    • Must pass a pre-employment physical, reference checks, drug screen, motor-vehicle report and criminal background check
    • Willingness to relocate and take on new opportunities a plus

    Education/Experience

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, higher education a plus
    • Previous experience in rail operations or logistics
    • Willingness to travel to an offsite location, including overnight stays, could be required
    • Experience operating heavy equipment a plus
       

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to sit for long hours
    • Must be able lift 50lbs
    • Ability to work in harsh weather climates outside during hot summers and cold winters

      

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

     

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

     

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